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Computer-Based Assessments: Mathematics Computer-Based Assessment


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Table CM2. Average scores of 15-year-old students on PISA computer-based mathematics literacy scale, by education system: 2012
Education system Average score s.e.   Education system Average score s.e.
OECD average 497   0.7          
Singapore 566 Average score is higher than U.S. average score 1.3   Norway 498   2.8
Shanghai-China 562 Average score is higher than U.S. average score 3.4   Slovak Republic 497   3.5
Korea, Republic of 553 Average score is higher than U.S. average score 4.5   Denmark 496   2.7
Hong Kong-China 550 Average score is higher than U.S. average score 3.4   Ireland 493   2.9
Macao-China 543 Average score is higher than U.S. average score 1.1   Sweden 490   2.9
Japan 539 Average score is higher than U.S. average score 3.3   Russian Federation 489   2.6
Chinese Taipei 537 Average score is higher than U.S. average score 2.8   Poland 489   4.0
Canada 523 Average score is higher than U.S. average score 2.2   Portugal 489   3.1
Estonia 516 Average score is higher than U.S. average score 2.2   Slovenia 487 Average score is lower than U.S. average score 1.2
Belgium 512 Average score is higher than U.S. average score 2.5   Spain 475 Average score is lower than U.S. average score 3.2
Germany 509 Average score is higher than U.S. average score 3.3   Hungary 470 Average score is lower than U.S. average score 3.9
France 508   3.3   Israel 447 Average score is lower than U.S. average score 5.6
Australia 508 Average score is higher than U.S. average score 1.6   United Arab Emirates 434 Average score is lower than U.S. average score 2.2
Austria 507   3.5   Chile 432 Average score is lower than U.S. average score 3.3
Italy 499   4.2   Brazil 421 Average score is lower than U.S. average score 4.7
United States 498   4.1   Colombia 397 Average score is lower than U.S. average score 3.2
Average score is higher than U.S. average score Average score is higher than U.S. average score.
Average score is lower than U.S. average score Average score is lower than U.S. average score.
NOTE: The computer-based mathematics literacy assessment was an optional assessment for education systems in 2012. Education systems are ordered by 2012 average score. The OECD average is the average of the national averages of the OECD member countries, with each country weighted equally. Scores are reported on a scale from 0 to 1,000. All average scores reported as higher or lower than the U.S. average score are different at the .05 level of statistical significance. Standard error is noted by s.e. Italics indicate non-OECD countries and education systems. This table corresponds to table 5 in Performance of U.S. 15-Year-Old Students in Mathematics, Science, and Reading Literacy in an International Context (NCES 2014-024).
SOURCE: Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), 2012.

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